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His Birthday
Happenings

His Birthday

[Fanfare intro, Fireworks, Confetti] Friday is Alan’s birthday. He may be a trifle annoyed that I just proclaimed this to the entire intertoobz but… there it is. What fun it has been these past 37 years to shop for gifts and cards – usually one mushy and one funny! – and to go out to … Continue reading

Simple Gifts
Happenings

Simple Gifts

Some of my favorite gifts come in the form of people. This past week, I had the joy of visiting with several that I don’t see often. My regular Thursday afternoon pattysitter™ has been out of town so others have been filling in for her. This last week my brother’s wife took the afternoon off … Continue reading

My Favorite Season
Happenings / Opinion

My Favorite Season

The calendar beside my bed clearly states that in less than ten days “Autumn begins.” Oh, yeah? Not here in Southern California! Ah . . . Fall. Crisp mornings, leaves turning, football, sweaters, hot cocoa, and the scent of cozy wood fires from neighborhood homes. Not happening. Well, football, yes. But the rest? Pure fantasy. … Continue reading

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Voice Work

WordPress has its own blog called The Daily Post. One feature is daily writing prompts, many of which I find intriguing. Mostly I pass on these because I seem to have plenty (too much?) to say already. Today’s prompt, however, caught my imagination. Your blog is about to be recorded into an audiobook. If you … Continue reading